Eastern Sierra Book Festival


SUNDAY, JULY 15, 2018

A one-day celebration of the writers and publishers of the Eastern Sierra and those who write about our beautiful locale. Sign up for the email list here.

Look at this great coverage of the event by KSRW here.


9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

9-9:15 Welcome! Jennifer Crittenden “Books”
9:15-9:45 Jim Reed “The Writing of The Fatal Affair in Monte Diablo Canyon: The Convict Lake Story”
9:45-10:15 Panel “Remembering Genny”
10:15-10:30 BREAK
10:30-11 Gail Swain “A Reading”
11-11:30 Ana Danielson “Mono County Library System and Mammoth Lakes
Friends of the Library”
11:30-12 David Carle “Words that Matter”
12-1 LUNCH
1-1:30 David Woodruff “A Journey Through Eastern California History- Sharing a Passion in Print”
1:30-2 Teri Rider “Avenues to Publishing”
2-2:15 BREAK
2:15-3 Memoir/Family Panel (Kendra Atleework, Debbie Boucher, Carol DeDecker Wiens) “History and Memory in the Family Memoir”
3-3:30 Ann Gimpel “So You Want to Write Fiction”
3:30-3:45 BREAK
3:45-4:00 Eva Poole-Gilson “A Reading”
4-4:30 Andrew Kastor “Running Your First Marathon”
4:30-5 Close
5-6 Happy Hour! Book signings, meet the authors, visit tables



under the Temple of Folly tent at the Mammoth Museum at Hayden Cabin
5489 Sherwin Creek Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA

Tables with resources for those who wish to write or publish will be open from 9 to 6.

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Sponsored by Whistling Rabbit Press and hosted by the Southern Mono Historical Society.

Book sales will benefit the Southern Mono Historical Society.